Barnes & Noble Offers Discounts Up To 40% On Select Gift Books for the Holiday Season.Business Editors
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Additional 10% Discount and Other Benefits by
Joining Readers' Advantage Program
The Barnes & Noble Electronic Gift Card Makes
Holiday Shopping Even Easier
It's the holiday season for those lavish gift books all of us love to look at, read and dip into dip into
1. to draw upon: he dipped into his savings
2. to read passages at random from (a book or journal)
Verb 1. year after year until they become familiar friends and family treasures. Coffee-table books cof·fee-ta·ble book
An oversize book of elaborate design that may be used for display, as on a coffee table.
a large expensive illustrated book
Noun 1. we keep out and near our beds. To make these gifts more affordable, Barnes & Noble stores all across the country are offering discounts of up to 40% on select titles. And by joining Barnes & Noble's Readers' Advantage program, you receive an additional 10% off as well as other exclusive benefits.
The following gift books are offered at a 40% discount:
-- The Beatles Anthology by the Beatles tells, for the first time ever, the history of the Beatles in their own words and pictures. What shines through the narrative is a bittersweet mix of friendship, remembrance of good and bad times, resentment, and, above all, love of the music and amazement that four ordinary lads from Liverpool enjoyed and endured such a whirlwind ride of fame and fortune. -- From the magazine that pioneered photojournalism comes the ultimate book, Life: Our Century in Pictures by Richard B. Stolley and Tony Chiu. This stirring history, captured in over 770 spellbinding images, 200 in color, defines how the world has been seen over the years, those images that will grow in depth and meaning as we move into the next millennium. -- From the same team, Richard B. Stolley and Tony Chiu, that brought us Life: Our Century in Pictures, comes Life: Century of Change, a brilliant, illustrated look at how life in America has changed in the last 100 years. The book reflects the social, cultural and artistic changes in 20th-century America.
The following titles are discounted 20%:
-- Jazz by Geoffrey Ward Geoffrey Champion Ward (born November 30, 1940) is an author and screenwriter specializing in documentary presentations of American history. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1962.
He was an editor of American Heritage magazine early in his career. and Ken Burns not only succeeds in
documenting one of America's finest artistic achievements in
engaging prose and priceless illustrations, but also triumphs
in bringing this art form to life and making it available for
all to hear, appreciate and stamp their feet to. Jazz, based
on the PBS PBS
in full Public Broadcasting Service
Private, nonprofit U.S. corporation of public television stations. PBS provides its member stations, which are supported by public funds and private contributions rather than by commercials, with educational, cultural, series, which will air in January 2001, is a
remarkably joyous joy·ous
Feeling or causing joy; joyful. See Synonyms at glad1.
joyous·ly adv. celebration of this uniquely American art American art, the art of the North American colonies and of the United States. There are separate articles on American architecture, North American Native art, pre-Columbian art and architecture, Mexican art and architecture, Spanish colonial art and architecture,
-- Vanity Fair's Hollywood by Grayton Carter and David Friend
pays magnificent homage to the movies, the people who make
them, and the glorious world they inhabit. Above all, it
achieves the same end as the best movies do, offering its
audience a breathless, heady look inside a world of dreams.
-- A collection of the best covers from The New Yorker yorker
Cricket a ball bowled so as to pitch just under or just beyond the bat [probably after the Yorkshire County Cricket Club] magazine,
Covering The New Yorker: Cutting-Edge Covers from a Literary
Institution by Francoise Mouly and Lawrence Weschler Lawrence Weschler (born 1952) is an author of works of creative nonfiction.
A graduate of Cowell College of the University of California, Santa Cruz (1974), Weschler was for over twenty years (1981 - 2002) a staff writer at The New Yorker reflects
the sophisticated art of this celebrated magazine over the
last 75 years. The book also includes a behind-the-scenes peek
at the sketches that led up to the finished cover, as well as
a look at the controversy that sometimes followed in their
-- The Magic of M. C. Escher Maurits Cornelis Escher (June 17 1898 – March 27 1972), usually referred to as M. C. Escher, was a Dutch graphic artist. He is known for his often mathematically inspired woodcuts, lithographs and mezzotints. by W.F. Veldhuysen, J. Locher and
Joost Elffers offers unpublished drawings and ten dynamic,
never-before-unfurled gatefolds of Escher's work. The book
helps deepen our understanding of this literally mesmerizing mes·mer·ize
tr.v. mes·mer·ized, mes·mer·iz·ing, mes·mer·iz·es
1. To spellbind; enthrall: "He could mesmerize an audience by the sheer force of his presence"
-- To illuminate the arc of King's transcendent life, King: A
Photobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Charles Johnson Charles Johnson may refer to:
Bob Adelman and Robert Phelan contains hundreds of
photographs, the best work from dozens of documentary
photographers. Coupled with an original text by National Book
Award-winning author Charles Johnson, this stunning book
interweaves striking images with an impassioned biography,
bringing King's story, message and times vividly alive.
Readers' Advantage Program and Electronic Gift Cards
Customers who join Barnes & Noble's Readers' Advantage, a new customer membership program, receive an addition 10% discount off the above titles. The program offers members 10% discounts on all books in Barnes & Noble stores and 5% discounts at Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com). Readers' Advantage also includes special member events and offers throughout the year. Membership costs $25 per person per year. Customers who join now will receive a one-year subscription to BOOK magazine and a free canvas book bag.
To make shopping even easier, the Barnes & Noble Electronic Gift Card lets your friends and family members choose the books they want. Customers may purchase the card in any amount between $5 and $100, and preprinted $25 and $50 cards are available. The Electronic Gift Card can be used at all Barnes & Noble and B. Dalton stores, and is the perfect gift for the hard-to-please booklover on your holiday gift list.
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